YDA NYC National Committee Meeting

 Registration is closed for this event
Please join us in New York City for the YDA National Committee Meeting.

Lodging (Please read this important note regarding the hotel rates): Our room block at the Wyndham New Yorker hotel closes on December 29th. Hotel Reservations can be made online by clicking this link.

  • Standard Room Rate: $115.00 plus tax for double occupancy
  • Larger suites may also be reserved at a higher rate, based on availability.

Please direct any questions that you may have to Bridgette Tupes at [email protected].

Submitting Proxies:
As a reminder, if you are unable to attend this meeting, be sure to fill out a Proxy Form and submit it to me at [email protected]. Proxies are due one hour before the start of the credentials meeting on Saturday, January 20th; it is recommended that you submit your proxy by 12:00 PM EST on the 20th to ensure your proxy is considered by the committee. The Proxy Form is available here. Only voting members of the National Committee are eligible to submit Proxy Vote Forms. 
Per a previous change in our Constitution and Bylaws, you may now submit a proxy electronically without a notary. If submitting electronically, the form must come from the proxy grantor's email address on file with the YDA Secretary, as the Credentials Committee will not and can not accept Proxy Vote Forms from other email addresses or third parties. Feel to reach out to me at [email protected] if you have any question or concerns with what contact information I have on file. 
Rules and Resolution Proposals:
Rules are due by 11:59 PM EST on Tuesday, December 17th (you can find a copy of the current YDA charter and Bylaws here). and resolutions are due by 11:59 PM EST on Saturday, January 6th. Both rules and resolutions proposals can be submitted to me in the interim at [email protected].
Previous Minutes:
The previous minutes from the 2017 National Convention meeting that took place in Dallas are available here. Please email me at [email protected] for any corrections or questions.     
Accessibility and Accommodations:
The Young Democrats of America is an organization that is committed to ensuring that our organization is accessible to all. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to Bridgette Tupes at [email protected].
Liability Form for Conference Participants Under 18: 
Individuals under the age of 18 who wish to attend the conference unaccompanied by a Parent or Legal Guardian will need to have their Parent or Legal Guardian complete this form. Completed forms can be sent to [email protected]
Proposed National Committee Meeting Agenda:
The proposed agenda for the National Committee meeting on Sunday, January 21st is as follows. Please note that the agenda is subject to change: 

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Standing Committee on Credentials Report
  3. Secretary’s Report
    • Adoption of Minutes from Convention
  4. Officers Reports
  5. Treasurer’s Report
  6. Standing Committee on Rules Report
  7. Standing Committee on Resolutions Report
  8. Select Committee Reports
  9. Old Business
  10. New Business
    • Approval of Presidential Appointments 
  11. Announcements
  12. Adjournment
January 19th, 2018 12:00 PM   through   January 21st, 2018 12:00 PM
481 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
United States

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